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Influence of advanced age of maternal grandmothers on Down syndrome.

Authors
  • Malini, Suttur S
  • Ramachandra, Nallur B
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Medical Genetics
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
7
Pages
4–4
Identifiers
PMID: 16412239
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Besides the known risk factors, mother's age, father's age, the age of the maternal grandmother at the time of birth of the mother is a risk factor for the occurrence of Down syndrome.

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